NYT Finds that Social Security Makes Overpayments Equal to 0.01 Percent of Its Spending to State Workers

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Wednesday, 21 July 2010 07:05
The NYT devoted a story to an audit by Social Security's Inspector General that found the system pays $53.2 million annually more than it should to former state and local government employees. The overpayment stems from a failure to correctly offset pensions earned in government employment that is not covered by the Social Security system.